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[bioontology-support] searching a subtree of an ontology

Trish Whetzel whetzel at stanford.edu
Wed Jun 16 09:39:24 PDT 2010


Hi Tomasz,

Thanks for the feature request. There is a parameter to limit the  
search to a subtree. More documentation on the 'subtreerootconceptid'  
parameter is at: http://www.bioontology.org/wiki/index.php/NCBO_REST_services#Search_BioPortal 
. Does this meet your needs?

Trish


On Jun 16, 2010, at 9:28 AM, Tomasz Adamusiak wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Would it be possible to add a feature (unless it's already possible)  
> to limit a search query to a part of an ontology? Example search  
> only children of Unit_of_Measure in NCI Thesaurus.
>
> At the moment the only way I think it could work would be to ask the  
> root path for every term in the result list, which of course is not  
> very effective...
>
> Ccing Kees van Bochove on the email who's also interested in this  
> feature.
>
> Thanks
> Tomasz
>
>
> -- 
> Tomasz Adamusiak, MD, PhD
> European Bioinformatics Institute
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> tomasz.adamusiak at ebi.ac.uk
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